Olivia Henry

Make an early gift to KALW's May campaign

KALW’s May campaign starts on Tuesday . As always, we’ll keep the programming intact. You’ll hear all the news, ideas and music you depend on from your local public radio, and we’ll keep the requests for support brief. Like this: Please keep us strong with your early contribution today!

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Your Call: The undercovered stories of Trump's first 100 days

This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. Since inauguration, he has signed 32 executive orders, covering everything from repealing the Affordable Care Act to the building of a border wall to weakening of environmental, and financial regulations.

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Are women prepared for HIV PrEP?

Apr 28, 2017
Chloe Lessard

 

Did you know that you can take a drug to reduce your risk of getting HIV? If you’re a gay man, you’ve probably heard of it. It’s a daily regimen called PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis. Maybe you’ve even seen ads for it on BART trains or clinic brochures, usually targeting men who sleep with other men.

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This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers... 


In the 1980s, the term “sanctuary” was used in the context of churches that sheltered individuals and families fleeing war in the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua.

Pro-pot legislation progresses in California Assembly ... Nevada not afraid of the Feds ... Postal Service won’t deliver tax money ... “Your brain on drugs, 2.0” ... and more. 

Philosophy Talk: Machiavelli

Apr 28, 2017

Was Machiavelli an unscrupulous theorist and advisor, or one of the most widely misunderstood political philosophers ever?


April 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017

Today is Friday April 28, 2017 The 118th day of 2017-- 247 left Sunrise this morning 6:15 a.m. set: 7:58 p.m. 13:42 hours of daylight Moonrise: 8:20 a.m. set: 10:46 p.m. . SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :Arbor Day, Biological Clock Day, National Hairball Awareness Day,National Blueberry Pie Day,National Superhero's Day, Teach your children to save Day and World Day for Safety and Health at Work Day. This day in History: 0357 - Constantius II visited Rome for the first time. 1282 - Villagers in Palermo led a revolt against French rule in Sicily.

  

This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. Since inauguration, he has signed 32 executive orders, covering everything from repealing the Affordable Care Act to the building of a border wall to weakening of environmental, and financial regulations.

Ashleyanne Krigbaum

We played you this sound, and asked you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

Bryon Malik

 

Oakland Voices correspondent Kat Ferreira lives near the remains of the Ghost Ship warehouse—where 36 people died in a fire in December. She brings us this story about how a new mural is helping some neighbors process the tragedy and move on.

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Today’s local music is by Dirty Denim, an all-girl band using elements of sixties garage rock and garage punk.  Should they call themselves girls? You can take it up with them when  Dirty Denim appears Sunday at Bottom of the Hill in their hometown of San Francisco.

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A celebration of East Oakland by the artists who live, work and create there.

Dying To Talk: Transforming the taboo around death

Learn about our new series hosted by Dr. Dawn Gross.

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Almanac - Thursday, 4-27-17

Pamper your dog today! Today is Thursday, April 27, 2017 the 147th day of the year with 248 days remaining. Sunrise: 6:18am Sunset: 7:57pm ...giving us 13 hours and 38 minutes of daylight. It’s a New Moon, none of it will be visible.

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